Live Like a Local in Laguna Beach
Five Laguna Beach Attractions You Can Walk To
Don your favorite flip-flops and stroll around Laguna Beach from the door of your beach home rental. HomeAway.com Laguna Beach houses are within walking distance of many of the town's art galleries, restaurants, shops and beaches. Here are five favorite endpoints for your Laguna Beach vacation that are walkable, but never pedestrian.
Laguna Art Museum – In a town known to be an artist's haven and a art-lover's favorite destination, the Laguna Art Museum has embraced the call to showcase art that exemplifies California art and culture and promotes appreciation and art scholarship. Check out the museum as part of First Thursdays Art Walk, a place to whet your art appetite for the many art galleries around town or as a rainy-day family activity – kids under 12 are admitted free.
Main Beach – with a wide sandy beach, boardwalk, volleyball nets and a playground, you will want to pack a picnic and plan to spend the day soaking in the sun, playing in the water and people-watching on Main Beach in Laguna Beach. Main Beach Park combines sandy beach with grassy park areas and stroller-friendly paths, and is a prime family beach spot with lifeguards and public restrooms available.
Zinc Café – Stroll in for coffee and breakfast with the local crowd at Laguna Beach's Zinc Café, and enjoy a European style market and eatery with a distinctively Southern California vibe. Linger over coffee or choose picnic fare to go for a scenic meal.
Latitude 33 Bookshop – Grab a beach read at independent local bookstore Latitude 33 while walking through Laguna Beach's shops. The staff of avid readers will point you toward a great book for the beach or the trip home, and they can fill you in on anything else you need to know about the local scene and what's happening just steps from your Laguna Beach house rental.
Irvine Bowl Park – If you're in Laguna Beach in July or August, make tracks to the internationally acclaimed Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters, hosted at Irvine Bowl Park. Don't miss the chance to see the amazing, living reproductions of works of art brought to life and life-size with models and settings that must be seen to be believed. Any time of year, walk to Irvine Bowl Park and keep on walking on some of the trails that surround Laguna Beach and surround you with the natural beauty and amazing views Laguna Beach is known for.